Occupational health advice
The Government has launched an occupational health advice line which is being piloted within England, Scotland and Wales. The pilot will run until March 2011.
The advice line will provide small business owners, managers and employees with early and easy access to high quality, professional advice. It will be tailored to business needs, as well as being able to respond to individual employee health issues.
To access this service please click on the relevant link below or use the corresponding telephone number.
England: Fit for Work Fit for Work offers free, confidential and impartial work-related health advice to GPs, employers and employees with the aim of helping employed people who are off sick for four weeks or more to return to work.
Tel: 0800 032 6235
Scotland: Healthy Working Lives Advice line
Tel: 0800 019 2211
Wales: Health at Work Advice Line Wales
Tel: 0800 107 0900
The service is available to:
- Owners and managers of businesses with 0-249 employees in England and Wales. In Scotland, the service is available to all businesses.
- Employees working in businesses that employ up to 249 people in England and Wales. In Scotland, the service is available to employees in businesses of all sizes.